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Friday, April 08, 2011
Final House vote: 348 to 70
The final House vote in favor of the budget deal that averts a federal government shutdown is 347 to 70. Two hundred eight Republicans and 140 Democrats approved the deal, while 28 Republicans and 42 Democrats opposed it.